Sony today unveiled their latest “consumer” level camera, the a6300. Although the distinction between consumer level and Pro level are getting harder and harder to tell.  The successor to the already excellent Sony a6000 brings almost all of the high end video features of the latest a7 series Sony cameras, and places them into this consumer level APS-C sensor […]

Panasonic, no stranger to the camera game, today announced a major new development in electronic Global Shutter technology.  This Global Shutter tech or something similar will eventually find its way onto almost every new camera produced.  And not just by Panasonic.  Frequently, large manufacturers cross license each others patents, and / or directly purchase manufactured […]

Gone are the days of the low image quality but highly portable palm size camera.  Those models have almost all be absorbed by the ever growing tidal wave of smartphone cams.  Every smartphone made now comes with a decent built in camera.  Some, like the latest iPhone 6S+, with state of the art features and […]

Press Release: DOWNLOAD YOUR NEXT CAMERA: OLYMPUS UNVEILS TWO POWERFUL FIRMWARE UPDATES WITH ADVANCED MACRO SHOOTING AND VIDEO CAPABILITIES FOR THE OM-D New Performance Updates for the OM-D E-M1, E-M5 Mark II and Lenses Demonstrate Olympus’ Ongoing Commitment to Enhance the Existing Lineup CENTER VALLEY, Pa., September 15, 2015 — Today, Olympus announces a series of […]

In an explosion of activity, Carl Zeiss introduced their new lineup of Professional quality manual focus DSLR prime lenses they are calling Milvus.  The Milvus lens line will be sold in two full frame 35mm mounts, the Canon EOS and Nikon.  Zeiss were quick to point out that both of these can easily be used on […]

For those of you not yet convinced about using a mirrorless camera for your hybrid storytelling, Nikon comes to the party with the new Nikon D810.  More evolutionary than revolutionary, the Nikon D810 features: Product Highlights 36.3MP FX-Format CMOS Sensor No Optical Low Pass Filter EXPEED 4 Image Processor 3.2″ 1,229k-Dot LCD Monitor Full HD 1080p Video at 60/30/24 fps […]

It seems so long ago, but it has only been about eighteen months since Panasonic announced the GH3.  The GH3 has proved to be an able follow-on to the GH2, and an improvement in every regard.  Panasonic saw the light with the wide acceptance of the original “hacked” GH2 and realized there was a market […]

Fujifilm has announced another lens for their X series mirrorless digital cameras. The Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R lens is the twelfth lens made for the X-mount cameras and is an impressive portrait-length lens with a very fast maximum aperture, ideal for shallow depth-of-field control and excellent in low-light situations. Its 35mm equivalent focal length is 85mm […]

Psssst… want to buy a Larger Format?  Astounding as the news may be to some, the world of high-end cameras just got a little smaller, with Leica Camera AG purchasing Swiss large format camera maker Sinar. Details are still very sketchy, as neither company is willing to discuss the terms of the deal.  It is also […]

(Video Recorded Entirely With Sony HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder)   Amazon.com Widgets       Sony tries to put old guys like me out of work with the all new Sony HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder. It’s hard enough getting older and having to fight off the bold young newcomers to the photography profession, without also having to fight […]

  Fujifilm Announces The All New FUJIFILM X-E2   It is no secret that most of the team here at TheCameraForum.Com are big fans of the Fuji X-Trans sensor based cameras.  In fact, all of us own at least one.  Mine is the X-E1, a camera that I both love and hate.  Love for its […]

Video Curtesy of Endgadget. Whoa, hang on here camera fans! Something new is coming from Samsung; the long anticipated Samsung Galaxy NX camera with an operating system based entirely upon Android OS.   A camera powered by an Android operating system?  Another Samsung product likely conceived and cleverly priced by brand managers over in Asia, […]